Gender Feminine
Usage Biblical
Scripts עָרְפָּה(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. AWR-pə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "back of the neck" in Hebrew. Orpah is Naomi's second daughter-in-law in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOrpha(Biblical Greek) 'Orpah(Biblical Hebrew) Orpha(Biblical Latin) Orpha(English)
Same Spelling'Orpah

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Entry updated January 21, 2022